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Round Up of Star Wars Crafts for Kids

Here we go again.  Just in time for summer vacation Disney is releasing the newest Star Wars movie.  This one's called Han Solo - A Star Wars Story. Just like Roque One released two summers ago this movie is not part of the original Star Wars saga.  Instead it's a stand alone story designed to eventually tie all the movies together by filling in the background for characters and events brought to life in one of the movies starting with the very first Star Wars classic now called the New ...

Father’s Day Subway Art Tray

Father's Day is June 17th.   This year we'll be home to celebrate the day.  We're usually on vacation and don't really make such a big deal about.  I mean dads are lucky to get a phone call or possibly a tie or bottle of cologne, assuming we remember to pack the gift and take it with us. Since it's so rare that we find ourselves home for Father's Day we'll be celebrating the day the right way!  For sure we'll be grilling steaks in the backyard, that's my husband's favorite meal!  The ...

DIY Comic Strip Frames & Boxes for Father’s Day

In our family Father's Day is sometimes overlooked, lost in the hustle and bustle of summer vacations, family reunions, and other events.   Determined not to let this happen I scoured the web last month for gift ideas my grandsons could make for their poppa, and uncles.  There were many great ideas out there, I even wrote a post, 12 Really Cool Father's Day Crafts - FREE Printables, highlighting my favorites. I showed the different ideas to my grandsons, Dion and Devon, they both loved ...

Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed – FREE Printables

Courtesy of donalskehan.com Mother's Day is fast approaching; but you still have plenty of time to think of something to give Mom this year.  If you're thinking about taking her out to brunch or dinner you better make reservations now!  Mother's Day is one of the busiest days for most restaurants, that's probably because Moms don't want to cook on Mother's Day, I know I don't! Instead of taking her out this year why not make Mom breakfast in bed?  You don't have to be ...

DIY Teacup Candles for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner and many of us are looking for something special to give the moms in our lives.  Sure it's easy to run out and grab a gift card or a bottle of perfume, but if you're looking for something special read on! These DIY Teacup Candles will make a perfect Mother's Day Gift!  They're pretty,(I just love the vintage look!), practical, and best of all easy and quite inexpensive to make.  You don't have to be an expert chandler nor do you need fancy ...

DIY Mother’s Day Subway Art Tray

Mother's Day is just 4 days away.  It's time to think about what to get Mom this year!  Sure you can go out and buy Mom that bottle of perfume like you do every year or send over a nice floral arrangement, but the best Mother's Day gifts I've ever received are those that the kids made for me. My recent favorite is the hand print tree my grandson Devon made for me (with his mom's help) several years ago.  It proudly hangs in my hallway and I smile every time I see it! I featured this ...

Homemade Mother’s Day Cards – Free Printable

Nothing is more special than Homemade Mother's Day Cards.  I'll always cherished the cards my children made me when they were you.  Now the grandkids give me homemade Mother's Day cards and I cherish those just as much. Homemade Mother's Day cards don't have to be fancy nor do they have to be perfect.  All that really matters is that they comes from the heart.  They can be anything from a pre-schooler's crayon sketches, to your baby's foot and hand prints, to elaborate watercolor painti...

Mother’s Day Crafts Kids Can Make – FREE Printable

Mother's Day is fast approaching, this year it's Sunday, May 14th.  If you're planning to take mom out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner you should make reservations now if you haven't made them already; Mother's Day is one of the busiest days for restaurants and reservations fill up fast. Along with taking mom out for a meal the kids like to give her a gift as well, and what better gift to give mom than something made lovingly for her. Here are some really unique ideas that kids can make ...

Adorable Crochet Bunny Ears Headband with Flowers

I know Easter was yesterday.  So this bunny project is a bit late.  Sorry, but I just found this free pattern the other day and just had to make it for my granddaughter Harper.  I love this crochet bunny ears headband with flowers!  They're just too cute not to share.! I found this pattern for bunny ears headband on Pinterest last week.  It just popped up on my feed and I figured it was meant to be.  I immediately clicked on the link on the post and found that it was a free pattern from ...

DIY Crochet Twin Bunny Hat & Diaper Cover Sets – FREE Patterns!

With Easter right around the corner it was time to make Easter outfits for my twin grandbabies.  I found a couple of crochet patterns for the hat and diaper cover and made a tutu for my granddaughter. I tweeked them a bit for a better fit. The twins are 6 months old so I used the 6-9 month old hat pattern but changed the hook to a smaller "F" size to make it a bit smaller.  The pattern calls for a size "H". Here is the bunny hat pattern from Repeat Crafter Me.  She has step by step ...